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  1. Turkson renews call for overhaul of finance systems
  2. Francis ‘more effective’ than Benedict, poll finds
  3. Turkson says no to life in jail for gays
  4. ‘Trade not aid’ hits small businesses
  5. Action urged on abuse, reform and role of women
  6. Integrate but keep identity, ordinariates urged
  7. Ordinariate priest in civil partnership suspended
  8. Church will not report abuse offenders to police
  9. Francis to wash feet of disabled and elderly
  10. On Palm Sunday, faithful invited on a Holy Week journey
  11. Prayers for victims of ferry disaster
  12. Clegg reveals his openness to faith
  13. CDF tightens curbs on US nuns
  14. Boko Haram Islamists slaughter 135 in two days
  15. Finance chief quotes Pope in speech addressing inequality
  16. ‘The rebels want my head’
  17. Christians flee violence in Mosul
  18. Pope and Carney call for a more human economic system
  19. Report charts religious persecution
  20. Pastoral plea for forgiveness on groundbreaking Pentecostals visit
  21. Warsi urges PM to 'seriously consider' military action to save Iraq’s minorities
  22. Greatest humanitarian crisis in 70 years: Rodríguez
  23. Communion ban routinely ignored, Tablet survey finds
  24. Push to educate voters to ensure credible election
  25. Amazing grace
  26. Prince warns of loss of religious freedom
  27. Francis urges ‘haggard’ Europe to be revitalised by its roots
  28. New congregations planned as doors open to laity
  29. West ‘must share blame for IS’
  30. Prince says killing for faith is blasphemy
  31. Prelate speaks of Sunni ‘abuse’
  32. Top publisher omits Israel from atlas
  33. Heritage wiped from the map
  34. Vatican condemns slaughter at Paris satirical magazine
  35. MP calls for better religious literacy in public life
  36. Welby speaks up for those persecuted for their beliefs
  37. Islamic State abducts 200
  38. Beheaded men made martyrs of Coptic Church
  39. Islamic State releases families but kidnaps more Christians
  40. Rise of the clergy couple
  41. IS kills 30 Ethiopian Christians
  42. Surge in demand for bibles from secret Christian converts
  43. Parties questioned on social justice by faith-based groups
  44. Westminster Diocese says no to church for Chaldeans
  45. Tehran will not make a nuclear bomb, says archbishop
  46. Praise for English Missal translators
  47. The wisdom of crowds
  48. Date set for trial of laicised former nuncio
  49. Magna Carta ‘template for global religious freedom’
  50. ‘Deep concern’ over gay-marriage liturgy
  51. Get with the programme
  52. Development ‘undermined’ by globalisation
  53. Secondary looks to raise £20m after Government cut
  54. Milwaukee archdiocese to pay abuse victims $21m
  55. Hands of friendship
  56. West accused of misreading Syria conflict
  57. Middle East Christians want to stay in UK
  58. Law forces children to convert
  59. New life: finding a home in UK after the journey from Syria
  60. Charismatics’ neglect of the psalms indicative of deeper malaise
  61. So what will Francis do to boost the role of women in the Church?
  62. After a honeymoon first year, what do Catholics want from Pope Francis?
  63. By banning religious art on the Underground, TfL misunderstands what causes offence
  64. Kieran Conry fell from grace, tripped up by tradition
  65. Once we crusaded against Nestlé, now why not Amazon?
  66. Child urges Belgian king not to sign euthanasia for children into law
  67. Turkson renews call for overhaul of global economic system
  68. Talks to secure release of abducted nuns ‘have stumbled again’
  69. Prime Minister defends 'moral' welfare reforms in face of Cardinal-designate Nichols' criticism
  70. Jihadists claim responsibility for attack on Sinai pilgrims
  71. Prince Charles in Qatar discussion on Christian-Muslim relations
  72. Egypt’s Coptic Church denies it may build church in Saudi
  73. Churches and tourist restaurant bombed in Zanzibar
  74. English Catholics hit the right note in Rome
  75. Vatican's new finance ministry to use 'the language of the enemy'
  76. Cardinal calls for rethink of approach to divorcees who remarry
  77. Pope sees scope for pastoral response to contraception ban
  78. Vatican's Turkson weighs in on Ugandan anti-gay law
  79. DfID's ‘trade not aid’ strategy failing to help poorest – Cafod
  80. Francis ‘a more effective Pope’ than Benedict XVI, poll finds
  81. Pope Francis to beatify 124 Korean martyrs in August trip to S Korea
  82. Integrate but remain distinctive, CDF head tells ordinariates
  83. Pope urged to act on abuse record, curial reform and role of women
  84. Czech ‘underground’ priest wins Templeton prize
  85. Abducted Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest in Crimea released
  86. Pope Francis invited to address US Congress
  87. Ordinariate priest suspended after revelations of civil partnership
  88. Italian bishops exempt clergy from reporting abuse allegations
  89. Two arrested ‘trying to bring £2.5tn in fake bonds to Vatican bank’
  90. Dutch Jesuit shot dead in Homs was 'ray of joy and hope'
  91. Pope Francis to keep Vatican bank open
  92. Pope to wash feet of disabled and elderly at Maundy Thursday Mass
  93. Chinese Christians form human shield to save 4,000-seater church
  94. Philippines court approves ‘watered down’ Reproductive Health law
  95. Cardinal Nichols and May open global anti-trafficking conference
  96. Archbishop: why I allowed baptism of lesbian couple’s child
  97. Cancer fight forces Cardinal George to cancel travel to canonisations
  98. PM: Christians 'most persecuted religious group in the world'
  99. Where are you in Passion narrative, asks Francis on Palm Sunday
  100. Papal meditations remember abused women and children
  101. Westminster priests urged to forget one-upmanship and individualism
  102. PM praises Christians’ good works – but doesn't mention food banks
  103. Pope Francis washes feet of women and non-Catholics
  104. Pope prays for Syria, Nigeria and Ukraine in Easter message
  105. Nichols warns against ‘alarmist’ tone in immigration debate
  106. Nick Clegg says he is agnostic 'at the moment'
  107. Algeria urged to recognise St Augustine
  108. Mistrust has replaced communication, say censured nuns
  109. Sudanese court sentences Christian mother to death for apostasy
  110. Rome and Chinese Government bless opening of monastery
  111. Pope prays for Turkish miners, and migrants lost at sea
  112. Pope setting up panel to hear accused priests' appeals
  113. Redemptorist Bishop of Gibraltar to succeed Rawsthorne in Hallam
  114. 135 slaughtered and Christian village torched in northern Nigeria
  115. Head of We Are Church in Austria excommunicated by Vatican
  116. Syrian church figures condemn foreign intervention
  117. Sexual abuse evil as Black Mass, says Francis
  118. ‘Arson attack’ at Jerusalem abbey minutes after papal Mass
  119. Churches condemn death sentence for Christian mother
  120. Welby to challenge blasphemy law on pastoral visit to Pakistan
  121. Financial chief quotes Francis' warning on economic inequality
  122. Martin calls for investigation into mother and baby homes
  123. Mosul's ancient Christian population 'may never return'
  124. International community 'should not intervene in Iraq'
  125. Woman and Judaism expert win Ratzinger Prize for theology
  126. Cardinal Nichols appointed first chancellor of St Mary’s University
  127. Church should show 'preferential option' for abuse victims – Martin
  128. Attack on civilians sheltering in CAR cathedral leaves 24 dead
  129. Pope and Mark Carney call for a more human economic system
  130. Pope: ‘No more loss of innocent lives’ as nun is mourned among MH17 dead
  131. Christians forced to flee Mosul on foot after death threat ultimatum from Islamists
  132. Pope Francis and WEA exchange apologies for Churches' past sins
  133. German bishops: Churches shared blame for Europe’s slide into war
  134. Nichols and Welby plead for end to 'self-defeating' Gaza 'carnage'
  135. Baroness Warsi: PM should consider Iraq intervention
  136. World 'faces greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II'
  137. Pell adds voice to chorus opposing Kasper’s reform efforts
  138. 'Obedient' Joe Biden salutes chastened nuns
  139. Pell’s successor vows to improve Church’s record on abuse
  140. Scotland's Catholic bishops salute ‘outstanding’ Alex Salmond
  141. Cardinal Müller vows to persevere with SSPX reconciliation
  142. Bishop Michael Scott-Joynt dies aged 71
  143. Cardinal Erdo suggests simplifying annulment process
  144. Iraqi archbishop calls for intensified military intervention
  145. Welby to share stage with global finance chiefs at IMF
  146. Vicar of Baghdad leaves Iraq on advice of Welby
  147. Vatican lawyer outlines possible reforms of annulment process
  148. Cafod launches appeal for Ebola prevention efforts
  149. Catholic and Anglican bishops urge recognition of independent Palestine
  150. Cardinal treats Breakfast Show to impromptu performance
  151. Bishop of Gloucester to face no police action over assault claims
  152. Vatican praises Brentwood lay group’s marriage support materials
  153. Appeal rejected of mother on death row accused of blasphemy
  154. Communion ban routinely ignored, Tablet survey finds
  155. Francis picks Brentwood priest for biblical commission
  156. Burke confirms he is to leave Vatican's top court
  157. Myanmar Church educates voters to ensure credible election
  158. Prince Charles warns of loss of religious freedom in West
  159. Francis attacks vanity of ‘peacock-like’ bishops
  160. Cafod to slash 50 jobs and look to volunteers after drop in income
  161. Pope creates body to get through 'backlog' of abuse cases
  162. WW1 soldiers honoured at Roehampton memorial
  163. Nichols and Anglican bishop pray for slain Pakistani couple
  164. Thank God for the EU, say bishops at Verdun
  165. Sydney’s new archbishop vows to clean up Church’s record on abuse
  166. CofE's General Synod rubberstamp women bishops legislation
  167. Body of priest found as police search for 43 Mexican students
  168. Pope: children have a right to a good mother and father
  169. Granada archbishop suspends 10 priests after Francis steps in
  170. Robert Sarah to lead Congregation for Worship
  171. Pope urges 'haggard' Europe to rediscover Christian roots
  172. Pope raises human rights concerns with Egyptian President
  173. Economist questions Francis’ ideas on helping the poor
  174. Prince Charles to visit Iraqi Catholics in London
  175. Two new congregations planned in Vatican
  176. Freedom of religion 'priority' for UK Government
  177. Syrian bishop sees deliberate efforts to empty region of Christians
  178. Nato members 'must share blame for IS atrocities'
  179. Cardinal Zen hands himself in to police to hasten end of protests
  180. Prince of Wales deplores jihadist beheading footage
  181. US nuns resisted Vatican investigation, admits inquiry head
  182. John Armitage named new rector of Walsingham shrine
  183. Church of England names its first woman bishop
  184. Prince of Wales: Muslims victims of fanatics’ ‘sacrilegious’ acts
  185. Prelate says church is treated with 'profound disrespect'
  186. Shrewsbury bishop underlines chastity
  187. Archbishop Longley points to ideal of two-parent upbringing while praising single parents and grandparents
  188. HarperCollins pulps school atlas that omits Israel
  189. Egypt’s President: Christians and Muslims are equal citizens
  190. Charlie Hebdo attack ‘sowed death’, says Pope
  191. Conservative MP calls for better religious literacy in public life
  192. Tributes for Roehampton chaplain Robert Kaggwa
  193. Francis urges Sri Lanka to investigate civil war atrocities
  194. Street children detained ahead of Philippines papal visit
  195. Pope says Paul VI was right to reassert contraception ban
  196. Francis' visit to Haiyan survivors in Tacloban cut short by storm
  197. Francis leaves Philippines after six million attend papal Mass
  198. Newspaper banned from using word 'Allah' for God
  199. Ukrainian church leader offers Just War defence of escalating violence
  200. Masses cancelled in Niger as protestors torch churches
  201. Abbey explains why flag is at half-mast to honour Saudi king
  202. First woman bishop ordained in Church of England
  203. Religious freedom violations still rising in Cuba
  204. Bishops take issue with 'anti-Catholic' Wolf Hall
  205. Pope Francis declares Oscar Romero a martyr
  206. Stephen Fry has the right to say God is evil – Welby
  207. Welby tells business tax avoidance is a sin
  208. Romero ‘was targeted because he embodied Vatican II Church’
  209. Pope pays surprise visit to homeless immigrants
  210. Pope says choosing not to have children is selfish
  211. Francis calls for Mediterranean aid efforts to be stepped up
  212. Parolin expects UN to consider military action in Libya
  213. Beheaded Egyptians to be included in Coptic calendar of saints
  214. Bishops' conference defends Catholic education in election guidance
  215. IS abducts 'as many as 200' Christians from north-east Syria
  216. Cardinal Sarah denounces Western aid model
  217. Top university could remove tribute to Lord Carey after gay protest
  218. IS ‘begins to kill’ Christians abducted from north-east Syria
  219. Homeless man who attended Mass daily buried in Vatican cemetery
  220. Lord Williams: voting goes beyond defence of ‘Christian values’
  221. Lay group push to garner views on teaching on the family
  222. Islamic State kidnap more Christian families
  223. Bishops highlight Pakistan's duty to protect its citizens
  224. Solidarity and prayers for gang-raped Indian nun, 71
  225. Senior Australian cleric charged with cover-up of abuse in 1970s
  226. Paris mayor awards honorary citizenship Asia Bibi
  227. French MPs vote for ‘deep sleep’ law for terminally ill
  228. Cardinal calls for swift action against nun's attackers
  229. Cardinal says bishops unfit to lead German Church against secularism
  230. Gunmen open fire on Pakistani church after Taleban attacks
  231. Abuse experts voice concerns over appointment of Chilean bishop
  232. Slavery Law 'leaves foreign domestic workers open to abuse'
  233. Women bishops to be fast-tracked into Lords
  234. Vatican stands by Chilean bishop accused of covering up abuse
  235. Francis marks tenth anniversary of John Paul II’s death
  236. Cameron, Clegg, Miliband and Gove on the significance of Easter
  237. Christian students killed in Islamist attack on Kenyan university
  238. Bishops welcome ruling against Israeli wall extension
  239. Coptic ‘Church of the Martyrs of Libya’ attacked after first stone laid
  240. Turkey recalls ambassador after Pope Francis names Armenian Genocide at Mass to mark its centenary
  241. IS are turning Mosul cathedral into a mosque, reports Cardinal
  242. Pope's ‘great distress’ at slaughter of 30 Ethiopian Christians by IS
  243. Francis removes US bishop found guilty of failing to report abuse
  244. 'IS jihadists are hunting down Christians across Libya'
  245. Pope Francis to visit Cuba en route to US in September
  246. Nichols condemns the murder of Yazidis in Iraq
  247. Miliband and Clegg find receptive audience at Citizens UK gathering
  248. Foreign secretary: the Tories will champion religious freedom
  249. Martin: cherish gay relationships apart from marriage
  250. Hundreds of secret Algerian converts requesting Bibles
  251. Top Catholics thrown on bonfire of Scottish Labour
  252. Francis to spend four days in Cuba en route to US
  253. Religious persecution a driver in Med migrants crisis, finds Amnesty
  254. Group commissions top authors to tell refugees’ stories
  255. Cardinal Burke’s petition against reform gains 1/4m signatures
  256. Irish Government cuts funding for Church's marriage prep
  257. Filipino Cardinal Tagle voted president of global Caritas network
  258. Stack celebrates 'critical loyalty' of The Tablet at anniversary Mass
  259. Pope Francis urges China’s Catholics to be loyal to Rome
  260. Persecuted Iraqis denied church in diocese ‘overwhelmed by demand’
  261. Campbell kneels before Nichols at university installation ceremony
  262. Pell considering legal action against papal adviser
  263. Top Sunni cleric urges UN to take on ISIS amid 'global threat'
  264. Date set for trial of former nuncio laicised over abuse allegations
  265. Pope warns man-made climate change a major threat to the planet
  266. Jeb Bush rebuffs green encyclical – unlike secular commentators
  267. Pressure mounts on politicians after Pope’s climate encyclical
  268. Bishops decry attack on Galilee's ancient Church of the Multiplication
  269. Richest must listen to poor Pope tells capitalism conference
  270. Welby voices 'deep concern’ over US Anglicans’ gay marriage liturgy
  271. Cardinal Turkson says we must revise what we mean by growth
  272. Greek crisis demands redefinition of European unity – Vatican daily
  273. Priest kidnapped by jihadists in northern Syria released after a week
  274. Senior Greek prelate accuses Tsipras of incompetence
  275. Laity to petition Pope over Chilean bishop accused of cover-up
  276. Globalisation is enemy of development, Vatican says
  277. Hope for Pakistani mother on death row
  278. Francis falls out of favour with one-fifth of American Catholics
  279. Planned Parenthood under US Senate spotlight
  280. Milwaukee archdiocese offers US$21m abuse settlement
  281. Pope says divorced and remarried Catholics are part of the Church
  282. Calais crisis requires global and compassionate response – bishops
  283. Pope announces day of prayer for care of creation with Orthodox
  284. 22 Syrian Christian hostages released
  285. We don't want to go back home say Middle East Catholics
 
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